Nkem Owoh is a famous actor and comedian of Nollywood. The actor was born on 17th October 1960, the place of birth is Amagu village, Udi town, Enugu state, Nigeria. He graduated from school in Nsukka, and continued his education in University of Ilorin and Institute of Management Technology. After the graduation, the actor worked in WACO Engineering for a year, but the passion for acting won. See also: Richest male actors in Nigeria in 2018.
His first role was in a movie called “Circle of Doom,” he played there a role of customs officer. Nkem also tried scripting. First big role in the career of Nkem Owoh was in 1987. It was a role in the screen version of Chinua Achebe’s novel ‘Things Fall Apart.”
The role in “Osuofia in London” 2003 is considered as the most prominent in the career of Nkem. The role brought him “Best Actor in a Lead Role” award from the African Movie Academy Awards.
To this date, Nkem Owoh has had roles in more than 100 movies, among them:
“Things Fall Apart” in 1987
“Fake Doctor” 2001
“Police Officer” 2002
Nkem Owoh Biography (osuofia), Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Movie Career, Is He Dead?
Nkem Owoh’s biography
The Nkem’s sense of humor and acting talent made him a famous actor, but in 2004 he had some problems with acting because of difficult and expensive contract demands. Fortunately, the actor continued his career. One of the newest movies by Nkem Owoh was released this year, the film is titled “Lionheart,” and Nkem played Chief Godswill.
People also know Nkem Owoh as the author of a song called “I go chop your money.” This is a song from the movie “The Master,” Nkem played a fraudster in this film.
As for personal life, the name of Nkem Owoh Wife is Ngozi Nkem Owoh, they got married in 1998. Together they have two daughters. Nkem Owoh family likes to spend time together. See also: Olu Jacobs and wife and children
There was a case in Nkem Owoh biography, where he was kidnapped. It happened in 2009, the criminals demanded 15 Million Naira for the release of movie star. The family paid a much smaller amount, but the actor was released.
What is known about Nkem Owoh net worth? Nkem Owoh is in the list of richest Nigerian actors. According to constative.com the net worth of an actor is $3.9 Million. The actor continues his career, and we are waiting for more of his acting.
Nkem Owoh Net Worth
Nkem Owoh has acted in more than 200 movies such as Things Fall Apart, Ukwa, Onye-Eze, Fake Doctor, Police Officer, etc.
He is currently one of the richest & most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $3.9 million.
Death Rumour: Is Nkem Owoh Dead?
Nkem Owoh disappeared from the public limelight for a while in December 2008. Then rumours picked up that he had passed on after a drug overdose just a month after his movie award win. Another version had it that the actor had been convicted somewhere in the Arabian desert for drug trafficking while still others said that he was kidnapped and beheaded in Russia. Just like other stars that have been killed ‘on the internet,’ Owoh had to make a public appearance before the press to dispel the rumours.
Owoh Family Wife, Children
Nkem Owoh with his two daughters
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He is currently married to Ngozi Nkem Owoh. The couple got married in 1998 and they are blessed with two daughters.